Weed Management Political Advisory Group

 

OPEN MINUTES

 

 

 

Minutes of a meeting of the Weed Management Political Advisory Group held in the Meeting Room 1, Level 26, 135 Albert Street, Auckland on Wednesday, 12 September 2018 at 1.08pm.

 

present

 

Chairperson

Cr Penny Hulse

 

Members

Brent Bailey, Rodney Local Board member

 

 

Deputy Mayor Cr Bill Cashmore

 

 

Cr Alf Filipaina

 

 

Nicholas Mayne, Upper Harbour Local Board member

 

 

Cr John Watson

 

 

ABSENT

 

 

Cr Christine Fletcher, QSO

 

Member Mike Cohen, QSM, JP, Devonport-Takapuna Local Board member

 

Sandra Coney, QSO, Waitākere Ranges Local Board member

 

Danielle Grant, Kaipātiki Local Board member

 

Cr Sharon Stewart, QSM

 

Paul Walden, Waiheke Local Board deputy chair

 

IMSB Member Glenn Wilcox

 

ALSO PRESENT

 

 

Cr Wayne Walker

Until 1.30 pm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Weed Management Political Advisory Group

12 September 2018

 

 

1          Apologies

  

The Weed Management Political Advisory Group:

a)         noted the apologies from Cr C Fletcher, Member M Cohen, Member S Coney, and Member D Grant for absence.

 

 

2          Declaration of Interest

 

There were no declarations of interest.

 

 

3          Confirmation of Minutes

 

Resolution number WEE/2018/6

MOVED by Cr A Filipaina, seconded by Member B Bailey:  

That the Weed Management Political Advisory Group:

a)         confirm the ordinary minutes of its meeting, held on Wednesday, 4 July 2018, as a true and correct record.

CARRIED

 

 

4          Extraordinary Business 

 

 

5

Update for Weed Management Political Advisory Group - September 2018

 

Jenny Gargiulo gave a presentation in support of the item.

 

A presentation on Kaitiakitanga (guardianship) in Auckland Council’s Weed Management was given by Edith Tuhimata, Resource Consents Kaitiaki, Ngati Te Ata.

 

 

A presentation on Implementing the Weed Management Policy in the Full Facilities Contracts was presented by Julie Huddleston, Head of Operational Maintenance, AIM Services and Julie Houghton, Service Delivery Manager Facilities, AIM Services.

 

 

Copies of the presentation have been attached to the official minutes and are available on the Auckland Council website as minutes attachments.

 

 

Resolution number WEE/2018/7

MOVED by Cr A Filipaina, seconded by Cr P Hulse:  

That the Weed Management Political Advisory Group:

a)      note the update on weed management shown in attachment A of the agenda report.

b)      receive the presentations on topic A (Kaitiakitanga (guardianship) in Weed Management) and topic B (Implementing the Weed Management Policy in the Full Facilities Contracts).

CARRIED

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Attachments

a     Item 5 - Weed Management Political Advisory Group - Best Practice Reference Group draft minutes - 20180912

b     Item 5 - Weed Management Political Advisory Group - update presentation - 20180912

c    Item 5 - Weed Management Political Advisory Group - Kaitiakitanga (guardianship) in Weed Management - 20180912

d    Item 5 - Weed Management Political Advisory Group - Implementing the Management Policy in the Full Facilities Contracts - 20180912

 

 

 

 

Hannah Blackmore and Sarah Smuts-Kennedy addressed the group at the invitation of the Chair on issues including weed control, food security, and communication and signage regarding weed management in public places.

 

 

 

 

 

6          Consideration of Extraordinary Items

 

There was no consideration of extraordinary items.   

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.45 pm                                              The Chairperson thanked Members for their attendance and attention to business and declared the meeting closed.

 

CONFIRMED AS A TRUE AND CORRECT RECORD AT A MEETING OF THE Weed Management Political Advisory Group HELD ON

 

 

 

DATE:.........................................................................

 

 

 

CHAIRPERSON:........................................................